green verditer
Verditer Ver"di*ter, n. [F. vert-de-terre, literally, green of earth.] (Chem.) (a) Verdigris. [Obs.] (b) Either one of two pigments (called {blue verditer}, and {green verditer}) which are made by treating copper nitrate with calcium carbonate (in the form of lime, whiting, chalk, etc.) They consist of hydrated copper carbonates analogous to the minerals azurite and malachite. [1913 Webster]

{Verditer blue}, a pale greenish blue color, like that of the pigment verditer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • green verditer. — See under verditer. * * * …   Universalium

  • green verditer. — See under verditer …   Useful english dictionary

  • green verditer — noun 1. : a basic copper carbonate used as a green pigment compare bremen green 2 2. : malachite green 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verditer — Ver di*ter, n. [F. vert de terre, literally, green of earth.] (Chem.) (a) Verdigris. [Obs.] (b) Either one of two pigments (called {blue verditer}, and {green verditer}) which are made by treating copper nitrate with calcium carbonate (in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verditer blue — Verditer Ver di*ter, n. [F. vert de terre, literally, green of earth.] (Chem.) (a) Verdigris. [Obs.] (b) Either one of two pigments (called {blue verditer}, and {green verditer}) which are made by treating copper nitrate with calcium carbonate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verditer — [vʉr′di tər] n. [MFr verd de terre, lit., green of the earth < OFr verte + L terra: see VERT1 & TERRA] either of two basic copper carbonate pigments, the one (blue verditer) usually consisting of ground azurite, the other (green verditer)… …   English World dictionary

  • verditer — /verr di teuhr/, n. either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer) or malachite (green verditer). [1495 1505; < MF verd de terre (F vert de terre) green of earth] * * * …   Universalium

  • verditer — /ˈvɜdɪtə/ (say verdituh) noun 1. either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer) or malachite (green verditer). 2. Obsolete → verdigris. {French vert de terre, literally, green …   Australian English dictionary

  • verditer — ˈvərdəd.ə(r), ˈvə̄d , ˈvəid , dətə noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French verd de terre, literally, green of earth 1. : blue verditer 2. : green verditer …   Useful english dictionary

  • verditer green — noun : malachite green 3 …   Useful english dictionary

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